PřF:JAB01 English for Biology I - Course Information

JAB01 English for Biology I

Faculty of Science
autumn 2017
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
PhDr. Hana Němcová (lecturer)
Agnieszka Suchomelová-Polomska, M.A. (lecturer)
Mgr. et Mgr. Lenka Tóthová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. et Mgr. Marie Barotová (assistant)
Mgr. Štěpánka Bilová, Ph.D. (assistant)
Mgr. Eva Čoupková, Ph.D. (assistant)
Mgr. Daniela Dlabolová (assistant)
Bc. Mgr. Petra Chládková (assistant)
Mgr. Kateřina Kováčová, Ph.D. (assistant)
PhDr. Eva Složilová, M.A., PhD. (assistant)
Mgr. Monika Ševečková, Ph.D. (assistant)
Mgr. Daniela Veškrnová (assistant)
Mgr. Jitka Žváčková (assistant)
Mgr. Eva Čoupková, Ph.D.
Language Centre, Faculty of Science Division - Language Centre
Contact Person: Lenka Pavlíková
Supplier department: Language Centre, Faculty of Science Division - Language Centre
Timetable of Seminar Groups
JAB01/01: Mon 18. 9. to Fri 15. 12. Tue 8:00–9:50 A15/227, A. Suchomelová-Polomska
JAB01/02: Mon 18. 9. to Fri 15. 12. Tue 10:00–11:50 A15/227, A. Suchomelová-Polomska
JAB01/03: Mon 18. 9. to Fri 15. 12. Tue 12:00–13:50 A15/114, A. Suchomelová-Polomska
JAB01/04: Mon 18. 9. to Fri 15. 12. Wed 9:00–10:50 A15/227, A. Suchomelová-Polomska
JAB01/05: Mon 18. 9. to Fri 15. 12. Wed 11:00–12:50 A15/227, A. Suchomelová-Polomska
JAB01/06: Mon 18. 9. to Fri 15. 12. Wed 13:00–14:50 A15/227
JAB01/07: Mon 18. 9. to Fri 15. 12. Thu 8:00–9:50 A15/227, A. Suchomelová-Polomska
JAB01/08: Mon 18. 9. to Fri 15. 12. Thu 10:00–11:50 A15/227, A. Suchomelová-Polomska
JAB01/09: Mon 18. 9. to Fri 15. 12. Thu 12:00–13:50 A15/227, A. Suchomelová-Polomska
The knowledge of English - B1 level CEFR
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
there are 39 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
After completing this course the student will be able to:
understand authentic biological texts/lectures
identify the main ideas
formulate the main ideas
interpret the information
discuss about general and biological topics
present simple biological topics using basic presentation techniques
summarize a simple biological text
compare and contrast
identify causes and effects
describe a process
apply acquired skills to new topics
  • Higher education, MU
  • GMO
  • Language functions (introduction)
  • Classification of species
  • Mammals
  • Cells
  • Bacteria+shapes
  • Plants
  • Using sea water for agriculture
  • Invasive species
  • online: New Scientist, Science Daily, Nature, National Geographic, BBC,How stuff works,
  • MCCARTHY, Michael and Felicity O'DELL. Academic vocabulary in use. First published. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. 176 stran. ISBN 9780521689397. info
  • Academic writing course :study skills in English. Edited by R.R Jordan. 1st ed. Essex: Longman, 1999. 160 s. ISBN 0-582-40019-8. info
Teaching methods
foreign language course; text analysis, listening comprehension, discussion (in pairs, groups, plenary) presentations using basic presentation technique; blended learning (interactive materials in IS MU, dril in IS MU)
Assessment methods
The course is concluded with a credit test (the passing grade is 60%) or another form of final assessment. 80% attendance in the seminars is required.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2010 - only for the accreditation, Autumn 2002, Autumn 2003, Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2011 - acreditation, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2018.
  • Enrolment Statistics (autumn 2017, recent)
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